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The population of Whiting is approximately 5,155 (1990), 4997 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,318 (1990), 1899 (2010).

The amount of land area in Whiting is 4.565 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Whiting is 1.8 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 3.934 sq kilometers.
The distance from Whiting to Washington DC is 605 miles. The distance to the Indiana state capital is 150 miles. (as the crow flies)
Whiting is positioned 41.67 degrees north of the equator and 87.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Whiting location: in the northwest corner of Indiana near Lake Michigan. Only 18 miles from Chicago, Illinois. Here is A map page for the Whiting area.

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Climate & Weather

The average winter temperature is 20.1 (January) degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 72.9 (July) degrees F.
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Whiting history:

Whiting was named for "Pop Whiting." He was a railroad engineer whose train derailed. The place where the derailment took place became known as "Pop Whiting's Siding." Later the name was shortened to Whiting and is known by the same name today. For more historical information, please see this page on Whiting.
The incorporation date of Whiting: 1 October 1895 (town), 4 May 1903 (city)

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